Does Serverless Spell The End Of Containers?

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Does Serverless Spell The End Of Containers?

Does one thing always mean the end of something else? In the tech world this can be the case, and the inability to innovate can become existential (just ask Netscape or Blockbuster – yeah I know about Dish, AOL and Firefox but you get my drift). According to a recent survey by the UK’s Computing magazine, more than half of … Read More

Morphis Transformer Demonstration (Forms2NET)

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Oracle Forms to .NET Demonstration

The Morphis platform and modernization process uses a three-step approach: Analyze – how is the legacy application constructed? How large is it? How complex? What are the interdependencies between modules? Which modules are most interconnected/complex and therefore present the greatest risk in a modernization project? You can read more on this stage in several posts on Morphis Insights. This example … Read More

Legacy Modernization – Scarier than Halloween?

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Legacy Modernization - Scarier than Halloween?

With Halloween just around the corner and ghouls and scary monsters lurking under your bed and in every dark recess of your bedroom, it seemed like a good time to ponder whether this presents a scarier proposition than the legacy systems lurking in the dark corners of your company? After all, if your trusted advisor is telling you that moving … Read More

Join Us for this Legacy Modernization Webinar

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legacy modernization done right, done fast, without drama

We’ve written extensively about the drivers to modernize legacy applications, the options available to modernize and, above all, why we believe Morphis provides the most complete application modernization solution available on the market today. Join us and our implementation partner, Integritas Solutions, for a webinar on Oct 4th, 2017 at 1pm (EST) to see for yourself why Ellucian and Miami-Dade … Read More

Application Modernization – Warp Factor 6 Mr. Sulu

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Star Trek - Application Modernization at Warp Factor 6

When faced with a legacy application in need of modernization, the range of options can appear bewildering. Replace with off-the-shelf software. Just lift-and-shift. Rewrite it. Containerization. MIcroservices are your friend, and on it goes. Most, if not all, ‘solutions’ come from those with an agenda. Ours does too, but our agenda is doing what’s right for the client and, if … Read More

Microservices, Containers and the Best Option for Modernizing Your Legacy Application

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Microservices: What Can They Do For Your Legacy App?

Much has been written recently about the role of microservices in reducing technical debt and as an approach to modernizing legacy applications, not least in this excellent article by Gene Hughson. My overwhelming question is how many different ways can you put lipstick on a pig? This post explains microservices (briefly), how they relate to containers, how they can be … Read More

The Modern Stack: Evolution at Lightning Speeds

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The Modern Technology Stack

Noticed that tech companies are continually changing up the technologies used to produce their offerings? If you’re sitting on legacy code, languishing in a legacy stack with components you’re sure have passed their sell by date but don’t know what to do about it without a huge overhaul/cash/talent injection then you’re not alone. Back in software’s yesteryears (the 1980s and … Read More

Learning to Fish – What Tackle Do You Need?

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Teach a Man to Fish

In developing and maintaining applications, there’s really no such thing as stability. Up around the next bend in the river, you’ll encounter another new technique or new programming language that you’ll need to assimilate. Technology will continually evolve: many technologies that were bleeding edge only a few years ago have been entirely eclipsed today. With the continual rapid pace of … Read More